Living Donor Buddies—Other Forms of Donation

Here is the list of Living Donor Buddies who donated something other than a kidney, liver, lung, or bone marrow.

Please read these instructions first.

  1. Read the profiles below and identify the Living Donor Buddy that best matches your needs.
  2. Click on the “Request Buddy” button beside the buddy you’d like to contact.
  3. Complete the request form and click “Submit.”
  4. You will receive a reply from LDO with the name and contact information for the Living Donor Buddy you selected. (Note that the reply from LDO usually takes 24 hours but may take up to week.)
  5. Send an email to your Living Donor Buddy to initiate contact.

If you are already a Living Donor Buddy and wish to edit your entry, send an email to with instructions on the information to change. Be sure to include your donor buddy ID number so we know which entry to change.

Donor Buddies


Request Buddy
Buddy K0796
Location: Teaneck, NJ
Donation Date: 08/09 and 12/18
Donated To: Both donations were unrelated (Adult)
Marital Status: Married
Donation Facility: Kidney - Weill Cornell NYC sand Liver - Cleveland Clinic
Living Donor Training: No
Donor Experience Rating: Very positive
Donor Story: I know what a huge help it was for me to be able to talk to donors who had come before me to hear and learn from their insights and experiences. I would be honored to help others in the same way.


Request Buddy
Buddy O0001
Location: Norfolk, VA
Donation Date: January 24, 2003
Donated To: Small intestine (segment) (Son)
Marital Status: Married
Donation Facility: University of Illinois Medical Center
Living Donor Training: No
Donor Experience Rating: Very positive
Donor Story: Intestinal transplantation is fairly new. Living related intestinal transplantation is even more innovative. Id be more than willing to discuss our experience with this procedure. My three-year-old has come so far and is a true success story!